Master Cyber Security (M.Sc.)

MY CAREER GOALS ARE SAFE.

Your protective expertise ensures the success of international companies. Take your next career step with your Master’s degree in Cyber Security. 

Distance learning

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Language : German, English

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YOUR SAFETY STRATEGY FOR YOUR CAREER. STUDY CYBER SECURITY.

Do you understand a wide range of hardware and software systems, know how to program in your sleep and want to make a career internationally? The Master's degree in Cyber Security enables you to secure the entire network infrastructure in a company and to plan and implement effective IT security strategies. But also the programming and implementation of complex software and system architectures will be part of your future field of activity in order to be able to successfully defend against cyberattacks. 

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Career

BECOME A THREAT HUNTER. FOR EXCITING CAREER OPPORTUNITIES.

You will have the right security strategies and concepts for the future of international companies. With your Master's degree in Cyber Security, a wide range of opportunities will be open to you: 

Choose how you want to study Cyber Security at IU

There is no right or wrong way to study Cyber Security, only an IU degree programme that perfectly suits you and your individual needs. Accordingly, you can either complete your Master's degree as a distance learning programme to remain location-independent and study 100% online, or you can use the advantages of myStudies to combine traditional student life on campus with flexible online studies.  

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We are moving

From 01st March the virtual campus of the part-time studies programme is part of the IU distance learning programme and then takes place in this new environment. Nothing else will change for you: You will also benefit from interactive courses via video chat, smart online teaching and the exchange with lecturers and students.

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For maximum freedom - study 100% flexible

You study completely on your own terms – whenever, wherever and however you want! Get the perfect blend of innovative study tools, interactive study formats via video chat (live or on demand) and personal support.

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Study the way you want after graduating from high school. Campus or online – you decide. 

Study on campus during the day or in the virtual lecture hall, exchange ideas with professors and fellow students and deepen your knowledge on our digital platform. This way you will benefit from the perfect mix of classic student life and flexible online studies!

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Degree
Master of Science
Master of Science
State-recognised & award-winning*
State-recognised & award-winning*
German, English
English
Admission requirements
With and without Abitur (A-Levels)
With and without Abitur (A-Levels)
No NC (admissions restrictions) or waiting semester
No NC (admissions restrictions) or waiting semester
Advantages of the study format
Flexible learning on the online campus - whenever and wherever you want
Perfect mix of flexible online studies and regular courses on site or virtually
Innovative study app IU Learn and online campus
Innovative study app IU Learn and online campus
Possibility to study alongside your job thanks to 100% online teaching
Campus life with maximum flexibility – design your studies according to your life situation!
Personal support from study advisors, teachers, study coaches and career coaches
Structured curriculum, best support and personal contacts
Take your online exams 24/7 from the comfort of your own home
Classes and exams virtually or on-site in small groups
Campus
Virtual campus – 100 % online
Virtual campus & 15 locations
Time model
Start your studies at any time
Start your studies up to 4x per year
Full time – 24 months
Full time – 24 months
Part time I – 36 months
Part time II – 48 months
Study online
Study online and on-site at the campus

* Information on accreditation and state approval can be found on the sub-page of the degree programme.

Why you should study Cyber Security

A Master’s degree at IU will help you in every respect, be it personally or professionally. By specialising in a particular subject or through a special combination of selected contents, you will acquire qualified professional competences that will pay off several times over. You will not only benefit from the targeted expansion of your professional horizon, you will also improve your general career opportunities, for example, by being preferred over other candidates who "only" have a Bachelor's degree. Your Master's degree will also have a noticeable effect on your starting salary and open up new prospects for exciting challenges as an internationally sought-after manager. 

 

This is what your Master’s degree in Cyber Security at IU looks like

The Master's degree in Cyber Security at IU International University of Applied Sciences teaches you the necessary basics in the fields of computer science, computer security, programming with Python and pentesting. It also deepens your expertise in selected areas such as host and software forensics, cloud computing and secure software development. Other topics such as computer science, artificial intelligence and advanced data analysis as well as IT law and IT service management are also on the curriculum. You can also specialise in specific areas through individually selectable modules.  


A look into the future: What you will be able to do after graduating

Cyber attacks are becoming an increasing threat to internationally active companies. You will have the necessary expertise and the right security strategies and concepts to ward them off as best as possible. Accordingly, with your Master's degree in Cyber Security, you will have cross-industry career opportunities as a manager, for example in the field of computer forensics, software development or pentesting. An IT security consultant's job is to protect a company's valuable data, an ethical hacker or pentester is commissioned to crack an IT system and detect security vulnerabilities, and a system/network/firewall administrator is responsible for the entire firewall and network infrastructure.

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We are moving

From 01st March the virtual campus of the part-time studies programme is part of the IU distance learning programme and then takes place in this new environment. Nothing else will change for you: You will also benefit from interactive courses via video chat, smart online teaching and the exchange with lecturers and students.

Info by post

I have taken note of the data protection declaration as well as the information on the right of withdrawal and on the persons responsible.

*Mandatory fields

Awards, accreditations and certifications